The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 177 168 170
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.94% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.85% 4.40% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 14
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,350 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £46,150 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.18%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1122 1091 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.82% 21.34% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 882 920 689
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -19 20 £35,661 -10.84% 2
Wakefield - 7 £30,000 -
Bradford - 4 £31,250 -
Halifax - 1 £35,000 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (88.31%) VMware
3 61 (79.22%) Microsoft
4 59 (76.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
5 58 (75.32%) MCSE
6 56 (72.73%) SAN
7 51 (66.23%) Windows
7 51 (66.23%) MS Exchange
8 47 (61.04%) SQL Server
9 44 (57.14%) Citrix
10 43 (55.84%) Cisco
11 40 (51.95%) MS Excel
12 39 (50.65%) Hyper-V
13 38 (49.35%) vSphere
14 34 (44.16%) VoIP
15 32 (41.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (41.56%) MCITP
16 29 (37.66%) Exchange Server 2003
16 29 (37.66%) SharePoint
16 29 (37.66%) MCP
16 29 (37.66%) Dell
17 28 (36.36%) ITIL
18 27 (35.06%) Wireless
18 27 (35.06%) Firewall
19 26 (33.77%) XenApp
19 26 (33.77%) XenServer
20 25 (32.47%) CCA
20 25 (32.47%) Citrix Certification
21 24 (31.17%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (66.23%) MS Exchange
2 29 (37.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 29 (37.66%) SharePoint
3 24 (31.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (11.69%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) Lync
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (51.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (72.73%) SAN
2 34 (44.16%) VoIP
3 27 (35.06%) Firewall
3 27 (35.06%) Wireless
4 23 (29.87%) WAN
4 23 (29.87%) LAN
5 19 (24.68%) DNS
5 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
6 18 (23.38%) VPN
7 15 (19.48%) DHCP
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (12.99%) MPLS
10 9 (11.69%) SSL
11 8 (10.39%) OSPF
11 8 (10.39%) BGP
11 8 (10.39%) EIGRP
12 6 (7.79%) IPsec
12 6 (7.79%) DMVPN
12 6 (7.79%) VPLS
12 6 (7.79%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (5.19%) Legal
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Technical Support
2 20 (25.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (20.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) IT Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Technician
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 5 (6.49%) COM
3 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Statistics
1 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (66.23%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (20.78%) Linux
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.19%) UNIX
8 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.90%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Change Management
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.09%) Coaching
7 6 (7.79%) Network Design
7 6 (7.79%) BCP
7 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.79%) High Availability
7 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
2 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (75.32%) MCSE
3 32 (41.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 32 (41.56%) MCITP
4 29 (37.66%) MCP
5 25 (32.47%) CCA
5 25 (32.47%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (25.97%) CCNA
7 7 (9.09%) CCNP
8 6 (7.79%) CCDA
8 6 (7.79%) CCDP
8 6 (7.79%) CISSP
8 6 (7.79%) CCSA
8 6 (7.79%) CCSE
8 6 (7.79%) VCP5
9 4 (5.19%) Degree
9 4 (5.19%) MCTS
10 3 (3.90%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 59 (76.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
3 39 (50.65%) Hyper-V
4 38 (49.35%) vSphere
5 26 (33.77%) XenApp
5 26 (33.77%) XenServer
6 23 (29.87%) XenDesktop
7 13 (16.88%) Terminal Services
8 12 (15.58%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) Backup Exec
2 10 (12.99%) WSUS
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (88.31%) VMware
2 61 (79.22%) Microsoft
3 44 (57.14%) Citrix
4 43 (55.84%) Cisco
5 29 (37.66%) Dell
6 23 (29.87%) Veeam
6 23 (29.87%) Riverbed
7 14 (18.18%) NetApp
8 13 (16.88%) HP
9 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.79%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.90%) IBM
12 2 (2.60%) CommVault
13 1 (1.30%) Sun
13 1 (1.30%) Lotus
13 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
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